Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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Population
139,724
1.88% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
Median Age
33.7

Poverty Rate
16.1%

Median Household Income
$83,126
5.25% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$472,800
8.99% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
77,425
1.74% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ had a population of 140k people with a median age of 33.7 and a median household income of $83,126. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ declined from 142,398 to 139,724, a -1.88% decrease and its median household income grew from $78,978 to $83,126, a 5.25% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (32%), White (Non-Hispanic) (27.8%), White (Hispanic) (16.9%), Other (Hispanic) (9.35%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.45%). 58.8% of the people in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 71.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ are Hudson County Community College (1,029 degrees awarded in 2017), Branford Hall Career Institute-Jersey City (239 degrees), and P C Age-Jersey City (92 degrees).

The median property value in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ is $472,800, and the homeownership rate is 25%. Most people in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ commute by Public Transit, and the average commute time is 35.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ is 1 car per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 55.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). The most partisan county was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Jersey
55.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Jersey
  1. 77.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 74.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 66.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Jersey was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New Jersey colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who had become Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 140k people, from which 71.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 47.3% of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (66.1k people).

In 2018, there were 1.15 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.6k people) in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38.9k White (Non-Hispanic) and 23.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (29,755 speakers), Hindi (8,586 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (6,507 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ
  1. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    44.6k ± 1.57k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    38.9k ± 1.32k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    23.7k ± 1.38k
29.5%
Hispanic Population
41.2k people

In 2018, there were 1.15 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.6k people) in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38.9k White (Non-Hispanic) and 23.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.5% of the people in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (41.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    29,755 speakers (23%)
  2. Hindi
    8,586 speakers (6.65%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    6,507 speakers (5.04%)

58.8% of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 23% of the overall population of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 6.65% speak Hindi and 5.04% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

47.3%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
66.1k people
47.6%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
67.2k people

As of 2018, 47.3% of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ residents (66.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was 47.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
36
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was 33.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    22,309 ± 3,367 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    6,180 ± 1,888 people
  3. China
    4,703 ± 1,656 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was India, the natal country of 22,309 Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 6,180 and China with 4,703.

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Citizenship

71.9%
2018 Citizenship
71.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 71.9% of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was 71.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    586 ± 192
  2. Vietnam
    545 ± 162
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    353 ± 124

Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ is $83,126. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

Males in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,766. The income inequality in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ employs 77.4k people. The largest industries in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ are Computer Systems Design (5,636 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (4,129 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,820 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($152,107), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($148,675), and Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals ($148,356).

Wages

Median Household Income

$83,126
2018 value
± $1,866
5.25%
1 Year Growth
± 3.43%

Households in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $83,126, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $78,978 in 2017, which represents a 5.25% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$90,528
Average Male Salary in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ
± $10,571
$67,766
Average Female Salary in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ
± $8,209

In 2017, full-time male employees in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ
  1. Asian
    $83,911 ± $11,576
  2. White
    $76,870 ± $10,387
  3. Two or More Races
    $74,948 ± $33,272

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ.

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Wage Distribution

0.46
2017 Wage GINI in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ
0.458
2016 Wage GINI in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ

In 2017, the income inequality in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.347% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ (22.4k out of 139k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Hispanic
    9,791 ± 785
  2. White
    9,549 ± 698
  3. Asian
    5,680 ± 590

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ is Hispanic, followed by White and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

77.4k
2017 Value
1.74%
1 Year growth
± 1.74%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 1.74%, from 76.1k employees to 77.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ, are Software developers, applications & systems software (3,708 people), Miscellaneous managers (3,348 people), and Retail salespersons (2,063 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Software developers, applications & systems software (3,708 people), Miscellaneous managers (3,348 people), and Retail salespersons (2,063 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Actuaries (13.7 times higher than expected), Computer systems analysts (7.24 times), and Computer hardware engineers (7.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Personal financial advisors ($230,562), Chief executives & legislators ($188,738), and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents ($188,284).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

77.4k
2017 Value
1.74%
1 Year growth
± 1.74%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 1.74%, from 76.1k employees to 77.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ, are Computer Systems Design (5,636 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (4,129 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,820 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design (5,636 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (4,129 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,820 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Sound recording industries (12.7 times higher than expected), Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals (10.9 times), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (7.24 times) industries.

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $48.1B
  2. $36.5B
  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics ($36.5B) and Motorized vehicles ($35.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B
2015 Value in New Jersey
$734B
Projected 2045 Value in New Jersey
57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $70.5B
  2. $48.9B
  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ awarded 1,525 degrees. The student population of Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 3,891 male students and 5,676 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (830 and 54.7%), followed by Black or African American (246 and 16.2%), White (188 and 12.4%), and Asian (121 and 7.97%).

The largest universities in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Hudson County Community College (1,029 and 67.5%), Branford Hall Career Institute-Jersey City (239 and 15.7%), and P C Age-Jersey City (92 and 6.03%).

The most popular majors in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ are Liberal Arts & Sciences (500 and 32.8%), Medical Assistant (239 and 15.7%), and Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications (106 and 6.95%).

The median tuition costs in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 500 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 79 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 64 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 500 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,029 degrees awarded
  2. 239 degrees awarded
  3. 92 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hudson County Community College with 1,029 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

568
Degrees Awarded to Men
957
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 568 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ, which is 0.594 times less than the 957 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    830 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    246 degrees awarded
  3. White
    188 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 830 degrees mean that there were 3.37 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 246 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was $472,800 in 2018, which is 2.06 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $433,800 to $472,800, a 8.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ is 25%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 35.9 minutes, and they commute by Public Transit. Car ownership in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$472,800
2018 Median
± $14,110
$433,800
2017 Median
± $15,134

In 2018, the median property value in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ grew to to $472,800 from the previous year's value of $433,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$83,126
Median Household Income
± $1,866
58.2k
Number of Households
± 1,526

In 2018, the median household income of the 58.2k households in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ grew to $83,126 from the previous year's value of $78,978.

The following chart displays the households in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

25%
2018 Homeownership
25.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 25% of the housing units in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 25.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

35.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (35.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.57% of the workforce in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Public Transit
    55.2%
  2. Drove Alone
    25.5%
  3. Walked
    8.74%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ was Public Transit (55.2%), followed by those who Drove Alone (25.5%) and those who Walked (8.74%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ have 1 car, followed by 0 cars.

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Health

89% of the population of Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 58.2% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 6.33% on Medicare, 8.05% on non-group plans, and 0.429% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Jersey.
1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Jersey.
$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$5,081
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,049
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,614
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11%
Uninsured
58.2%
Employer Coverage
16%
Medicaid
6.33%
Medicare
8.05%
Non-Group
0.429%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ declined by 26.3% from 14.9% to 11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jersey City (North) PUMA, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 12.1% prevalence
  2. 11.7% prevalence
  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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